Australian ADHD Clinical Guidelines

The ADHD Foundation thank all those involved in developing the ADHD Guidelines approved and released in Australia on 7th October 2022. The Guidelines have been approved by ADHD Foundation Australia, NHMRC, APS, RACP, Speech Pathology Australia, Occupational Therapy Australia ACPA, and AAPI Read More […]

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From chaos to calm

LOOKING BACK AT JUDITH BULL’S school reports, it’s obvious she was smart. It’s also obvious she struggled to concentrate. “Every school report was the same,” she sighs. “I kept thinking, if only I could try harder and focus. If only I could keep my mouth shut. If only I could fit in.” Age and maturity […]

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Adults diagnosed with ADHD later in life facing ‘unfair’ medication prices

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A combined advocacy campaign in 2019 involving ADHD Foundation across Australia, ADHD communities, support groups and individuals delivered a message to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) that the age restriction on long-acting medication for those over the age of 18 years was unfair and discriminatory.   On 1st February, The Minister for Health, Hon, Greg Hunt […]

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What ADHD feels like for adults

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You’re forever losing your phone, you’re irritable, and you’re struggling to focus. If this sounds like you, stress or even ‘COVID brain’ may account for your complaints. But for some people, these are symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It’s a widely misunderstood condition that is significantly under-diagnosed in adults — and often misdiagnosed […]

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World Congress on ADHD

The World Federation of ADHD brings together a professional community and their regional ADHD associations. We aim to disseminate education about ADHD and advocate for patients and their families by enabling world experts to teach clinicians, researchers and other ADHD stakeholders on how to use scientific facts and clinical wisdom to create better outcomes for […]

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ADHD Europe

ADHD Europe exists to advance the rights and dignities, and advocate for, all those affected by ADHD (and coexisting conditions) across Europe. They advocate on behalf of people with ADHD for their rights to have equal access to diagnosis and treatment, and serve as a platform for our member organisations to share information and collaborate […]

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Do Adults have ADHD Fact of Fiction

Adults with ADHD Australia require a diagnosis from a psychiatrist

For many years we thought that most children grew out of ADHD, now we know that is a myth. Some adults very successfully learn to manage their lives with ADHD, some just get through knowing they are capable of more, too many struggle, fail and sadly do not get the help which will allow them […]

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Make the world a better place for our children

Our children with ADHD have the ability to think ‘outside of the box’, it is a gift we need to nourish. Their passion, intensity, enthusiasm, creativity, sensitivity, caring and sense of fun can be forgotten, or worse suppressed by the actions and words of those who want them to ‘fit in’ […]

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